Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Athens, Athens Airport (KAHN)

Lat: 33.95°NLon: 83.33°WElev: 807ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 12 Aug 8:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Watkinsville GA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Occasional showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Occasional showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Watkinsville GA
 33.87°N 83.41°W (Elev. 699 ft)
2:52 am EDT Aug 12, 2020
9am EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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